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Computer Newsletters: User Groups and Flyers

Besides the glossy magazines, stacks of photocopied, hand-printed and distributed newsletters brought information and insight to computer users.

In cases where the newsletters grew into full magazines, check the Computer Magazines collection.

General Computer Newsletters
The 80 Notebook Ace User Magazine Apple 2000 Apple Content
Apple Hebdo Newsletter (French) Argonauts Newsletter Asgard Newsletter Atari Owners Club Bulletin
Australian National OS9 Newsletter Australian OS9 Newsletter (Alt.) BASUG (British Apple System Users Group) The Beebon Magazine
Blitz User The Boston Kugel Byte Back Newsletter Byte Bandits of America
CLOAD Magazine The Coco Clipboard Magazine CoCo 123 Coconut Ezine
Color Micro Journal Computer News PC The Computer Journal Crashed Newsletter
The Cuthbert Chronicles Dragon Stop Press Dragon User Dynamic Memories
Eight Bit Boosters ELBUG Forth Dimensions Newsletter GeoJournal
Geo News Magazine Geovision Newsletter Geoworld Magazine HP Journal
II Alive Newsletter Interaction Magazine King's Byte Magazine La Pomme Illustree
LoadStar Letter OS-9 Message of the Day The No Name Magazine Micro Cornucopia
MMS Forth Newsletter New Zork Times Northern Bytes Newsletter Open Apple / A2 Central
Orphaned Computer and Game Systems OS-9 International Newsletter OS-9 Newsletter Pegasus Newsletters
POMS Magazine Prog-80 Newsletter QuestBusters: The Adventurers' Journal RISC User Newsletter
Shareware Solutions II SID In Magazine Sinclair GIDs The Smart Programmer
Sourceror's Apprentice Super99 Monthly TRSTimes TEL Newsletter
The Stack Tidewater TRS-80 Texas Instruments Users Newsletter The TORPET Newsletter
Toronto Pet Users' Group (TPUG) Tremplin Micro TRS-80 Users Group Newsletter UnderColor Newsletter
UnderColor Magazine Up Time Newsletter Williamette Apple Connection Journal World of '68 Micros
Z News Magazinek ZX Mushroom Club
Computer Newsletter Rack (Unsorted Individual Issues of Magazines)
Miscellaneous Newsletters Various Acorn Newsletters

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frequency 210
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code 195
users group 190
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model 185
output 178
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system 160
hard drive 159
source code 158
input 156
user group 154
color computer 153
radio shack 148
quest 134
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goto 131
power supply 122
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memory 115
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dimensions 113
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loadstar letter 74
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vous avez 42
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mov 38
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sierra 38
sweep 38
bulletin board 37
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disk drives 36
kaypro 36
llgs 36
money order 36
string 36
time base 36
jwt enterprises 35
mode 35
trstimes magazine 35
amiga 34
apple computer 34
bytes 34
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farna systems 34
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programming 34
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cpu 33
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english 3,185
french 5
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Title
Date Published
Creator
HP Journal
956
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The Hewlett-Packard Journal has been documenting HP's technologies and achievements since 1949. The HP Journal has been available on the World Wide Web since early 1994. Now, the Journal offers more functionality with articles created in Adobe Acrobat and a useful search engine for looking up topics within articles.
The Computer Journal
81
ITEMS
31,011
VIEWS
31,011
The Computer Journal, Supporting the Trailing Edge of Technology, was published from 1983 to 1998.
TEL Newsletter
9
ITEMS
23,134
VIEWS
23,134
TEL (Telephone Electronics Line) was a small publication that was dedicated to phone phreaking and hacking. It began publishing in November 1974. TEL was similar to TAP but was geared totally toward phone phreaking. In 1975, Pacific Telephone & Telegraph won a lawsuit against the publishers of TEL. The Superior Court of California, County L.A. court ordered TEL to stop publishing immediately. A letter was mailed to all subscribers advising them to destroy all back issues of TEL. TEL ceased...
21,541
Scans by the Museum of Computer Adventure Game History. From their description: "Put out by Adventure gamer Shay Addams starting in the early eighties, it is amazing to just look at this thing over the years and see how it grew and changed (see pictures). Starting from a little 8-page flyer, it grew to an oversized 16-page monthly newsletter, with hundreds (thousands?) of readers. Hundreds of computer game hints, reviews and solutions appeared here throughout the years. These are a...
Apple 2000 Newsletter
44
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14,245
VIEWS
14,245
Apple 2000 was a UK-based magazine, calling itself "The All Apple User Group Committed to All Apple Users Including Macintosh". It was published in the late 1980s to the early 1990s.
Forth Dimensions Newsletter
120
ITEMS
12,626
VIEWS
12,626
The Newsletter for Forth Enthusiasts.
LoadStar Letter
74
ITEMS
12,025
VIEWS
12,025
Loadstar (ISSN 0886-4144) was a disk magazine for the Commodore 64 computer, published starting in 1984. It derived its name from the command commonly used to execute commercial software from a Commodore 1541 disk: LOAD "*",8,1, with inspiration from the word "lodestar". Loadstar was launched as a sister publication of Softdisk, based in Shreveport, Louisiana. It was the second platform for which Softdisk produced a disk magazine, after the Apple II. At the time, the...
Interaction Magazine
38
ITEMS
10,035
VIEWS
10,035
InterAction magazine was the newsletter and magazine for Sierra On-Line, later On-Line Systems, founded by Ken and Roberta Williams and focused on a variety of entertainment software throughout the 1980s and 1990s.
6,800
The Toronto PET User's Group (est. 1979) is the oldest computer user group in Canada, the second-oldest Commodore users' group in the world, and was also probably the largest. The non-profit group is based in Toronto but has an international membership. TPUG supports nearly all Commodore computers, including the PET, SuperPET, CBM, B128/256/1024, VIC-20, C64, C128, Plus/4, C16, C65 and Amiga, and including the COMAL, CP/M and GEOS environments. TPUG Meetings are held at 7:30 pm on the 3rd...
POMS Magazine
56
ITEMS
6,537
VIEWS
6,537
POMS magazine is a french-language newsletter regarding Apple computers, published in the 1980s.
The Coco Clipboard Magazine
16
ITEMS
6,497
VIEWS
6,497
The Coco Clipboard Magazine is a Tandy Color Computer-oriented newsletter published in the late 1980s.
TRSTimes
47
ITEMS
6,285
VIEWS
6,285
The first issue of TRSTimes was published in January 1988. Subscriptions to TRSTimes were always made on a full-year basis, with six issues published each year. This meant that Lance Wolstrup could make the decision to continue publishing on a year by year basis. Although aimed at the hobbyist, the articles in TRSTimes covered a wide range of topics. Unlike many magazines, there were no continuing columns, although Beat the Game by Daniel Myers appeared in most issues. But there were many...
5,765
The Australian National OS9 Newsletter was a Color Computer-oriented newsletter created by Gordon Bentzen, Don Berrie and Bob Devries. Issues were produced from July 1988 to August 1994. Credit to CoCoCoding for issue information and summary.
World of '68 Micros
34
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5,667
VIEWS
5,667
We offer support for all Motorola based computer systems and microcontrollers, and the OS-9 operating system. I'm the person who conceived of and published "the world of 68' micros" -- Frank (Francis) Swygert. The title is correct -- it was officially in all lower case to emphasize "micro" computers. For shorthand I often used "268'm" (two - the world of) in messages on Delphi and in the magazine. I started thinking about something like this when Falsoft started...
RISC User Newsletter
18
ITEMS
5,627
VIEWS
5,627
RISC User is the Magazine and Support Group exclusively for users of the Archimedes. It was published in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
5,361
Open Apple / A2 Central Magazine
II Alive Newsletter
17
ITEMS
5,340
VIEWS
5,340
II Alive Newsletter was a publication published by Quality Computers, a large mail-order retailer specializing in the Apple II.
BASUG Newsletter
35
ITEMS
4,773
VIEWS
4,773
BASUG (British Apple System Users Group) newsletters, published in the early 1980s.
CLOAD Magazine
79
ITEMS
4,638
VIEWS
4,638
CLOAD was a magazine on cassette for the TRS-80 Model I computer, and was a forerunner of the later concept of disk magazines. It began publishing in March, 1978, by founding publisher Ralph McElroy and editor Dick Fuller. Its name was from the command used in TRS-80 BASIC to load a program from a cassette. David Lagerquist became editor-in-chief of CLOAD Magazine in July 1980. It continued publishing until at least 1984, and was joined by sister publication Chromasette, for the TRS-80 Color...
Dynamic Memories
77
ITEMS
4,636
VIEWS
4,636
Dynamic Memories is a TRS-80 User Group Newsletter for the South Bay TRS-80 Users Group, published in the 1980s.
Australian OS9 Newsletter
67
ITEMS
4,215
VIEWS
4,215
(Australian) National OS9 Newsletter, which were produced from July 1988 to August 1994 by Gordon Bentzen, Don Berrie and Bob Devries.
Dragon User
69
ITEMS
4,041
VIEWS
4,041
Dragon User was a British magazine for users of the Dragon 32/64 computers published from 1982 by Sunshine Publications. Production of the computers themselves had ceased by 1985 but the user community remained sufficiently active to justify the magazine's continuation until 1989. From its launch until June 1986, Dragon User appeared on the shelves of major newsagents such as WHSmith in a full-colour glossy picture cover. A number of different editors were involved during this initial period,...
OS-9 Newsletter
59
ITEMS
4,019
VIEWS
4,019
The OS-9 Newsletter was the official newsletter of the Bellingham OS-9 Users Forum, published in the 1990s.
On Three Newsletter
22
ITEMS
3,664
VIEWS
3,664
On Three was a glossy newsletter dedicated to the Apple III computer, published in the mid-1980s.
Northern Bytes Newsletter
20
ITEMS
3,536
VIEWS
3,536
Northern Bytes Newsletter is a newsletter published by The Alternate Source Information Outlet in the 1980s.
Crashed Newsletter
16
ITEMS
3,480
VIEWS
3,480
Crashed Newsletter is a newsletter dedicated to the Sam Coupe and ZX Spectrum computers, published in the 1990s.
Up Time Newsletter
24
ITEMS
3,284
VIEWS
3,284
Uptime was a User Group Newsletter dedicated to the Tandy Color Computer (Coco).
Sinclair GIDs Newsletter
13
ITEMS
3,267
VIEWS
3,267
Singclair GIDs is a Dutch Sinclair computer magazine, published in the 1980s.
OS-9 Message of the Day
29
ITEMS
3,233
VIEWS
3,233
OS-9 Message of the Day was a newsletter published by the OS-9 USers Group in the late 1980s through to the late 1990s.
Tremplin Micro
22
ITEMS
3,219
VIEWS
3,219
Templin Micro was a French-Language magazine dedicated to the Apple II family of computers.
The TORPET Newsletter
12
ITEMS
3,215
VIEWS
3,215
TPUG prospered, and its influence went far beyond Ontario's boundaries, or even those of North America. Today, it may be difficult to comprehend the difficult in distributing free programs across the country or around the world. We use the internet. Back then, you put cassette tapes in the mail, or, later, floppy disks. And a central clearing point produced better organization. TPUG was it, for many years; most Commodore clubs across North America became associate TPUG members. TORPET was the...
New Zork Times
26
ITEMS
2,713
VIEWS
2,713
The New Zork Times was the official newsletter of the Infocom software company, covering internal company news and releases of new games and products.
Miscellaneous Newsletters
23
ITEMS
2,652
VIEWS
2,652
Miscellaneous computer and technology-related newsletters.
UnderColor Newsletter
11
ITEMS
2,610
VIEWS
2,610
Under Color Newsletter was a bi-weekly newsletter published in support of the Tandy Color Computer (Coco).
Geo News Magazine
18
ITEMS
2,570
VIEWS
2,570
Geo News Magazine was the official newsletter of GeoClub, a GEOS-specific user group.
ZX Mushroom Club Newsletter
21
ITEMS
2,523
VIEWS
2,523
The ZX Mushroom Club Newsletter was a ZX-Spectrum oriented newsletter published in the 1980s.
2,471
The Sourceror's Apprentice is an American monthly magazine which lasted one year from January 1989 to January 1990. The magazine is the assembly language journal of Merlin programmers.
2,364
The Texas Instruments User's Group Newsletter, published in the early 1980s, gave information on a wide range of Texas Instruments machines and computers.
The Boston Kugel
16
ITEMS
2,327
VIEWS
2,327
The Boston Kugel is the official newsletter of the Boston Kaypro Users' Group.
The Stack
27
ITEMS
2,254
VIEWS
2,254
The Stack was the official newsletter of the Long Island Computer Association. Published in the 1980s.
2,219
The Smart Programmer Newsletter was a newsletter for the TI 99/4a created by Craig Miller.
Micro Cornucopia
7
ITEMS
2,182
VIEWS
2,182
Micro Cornucopia was a 1980s microcomputer magazine for hobbyists and enthusiasts, published in Bend, Oregon by David J. Thompson, a former Tektronix engineer. The magazine, originally conceived as a newsletter for users of the Ferguson Big Board (a single-board CP/M computer), was published bi-monthly beginning in July 1981. It soon expanded its coverage to other board-level computers, the Kaypro computer, and general hobbyist/experimental computing, with special interest areas being robotics,...
Inside Solaris Newsletter
52
ITEMS
2,140
VIEWS
2,140
"Inside Solaris Newsletter: Tips & Techniques for users of Sun Solaris," initially published by ZD Journals and later Element K Press. Issues were published monthly and covered beginnier and intermediate-level technical topics of interest to Sun Solaris system administrators.
46 issues (694 pages, 245 MB) of the newsletter of the Atari Computer Enthusiasts of Columbus, Ohio (ACEC) newsletter. It was renamed to Fuji Facts during its run.
2,108
Shareware Solutions II is a computer newsletter dedicated to the Apple II, published in the late 1990s.
Uptime Magazine
24
ITEMS
2,086
VIEWS
2,086
Uptime Magazine, published by JWT Enterprises (Jordan Tsvetkoff). Total issues - 24. A newsletter for the RS-DOS, OS9, OSK, CoCo, and 68XXX's. It was published from September 1992 until August 1994. Jordan also published Ninetimes disk magazine.
Asgard Newsletter
7
ITEMS
2,055
VIEWS
2,055
Asgard News was a corporate newsletter for Asgard Publishing.
Byte Bandits of America
26
ITEMS
2,042
VIEWS
2,042
Byte Bandits of America is a TRS-80 Newsletter for a California group of TRS-80s users.
Atari Owners' Club Bulletin
28
ITEMS
2,032
VIEWS
2,032
The Atari Owners Club Bulletin is a UK publication that looks like it was started by a company called Ingersoll Electronics and later picked up officially by Atari.
TRS-80 Users Group Newsletter
15
ITEMS
2,031
VIEWS
2,031
The Newsletter for the TRS-80 Users' Group.
Geoworld Magazine
15
ITEMS
1,996
VIEWS
1,996
GeoWorld Magazine billed itself as the "definitive magazine about GEOS". It was published in the late 1980s to early 1990s.
Super99 Monthly Newsletter
18
ITEMS
1,965
VIEWS
1,965
Super 99 Monthly was a Texas Instruments 99-4/a newsletter published in the 1980s.
La Pomme Illustree
20
ITEMS
1,836
VIEWS
1,836
La Pomme Illustrée is a French magazine on paper that has been distributed from 1990 to 1995. Azébulon, Doume and Nibble were the creators of such a fantastic magazine.
Eight Bit Boosters
16
ITEMS
1,797
VIEWS
1,797
Scans of these newsletters were provided by Bombjack.
Color Micro Journal
4
ITEMS
1,797
VIEWS
1,797
Color Micro Journal was a magazine in newspaper format publishing from September 1983 and spun off from '68 Micro Journal.
Various Acorn Newsletters
14
ITEMS
1,794
VIEWS
1,794
A collection of user group and industry newsletters centered around the Acorn Computer. Acorn Computers Ltd. was a British computer company established in Cambridge, England, in 1978. The company produced a number of computers which were especially popular in the UK. These included the Acorn Electron, the BBC Micro and the Acorn Archimedes. Acorn's BBC Micro computer dominated the UK educational computer market during the 1980s It is more known for its BBC Micro model B computer than for its...
UnderColor Magazine
11
ITEMS
1,749
VIEWS
1,749
Under Color Newsletter was a bi-weekly newsletter published in support of the Tandy Color Computer (Coco).
CoCo 123 Newsletter
12
ITEMS
1,739
VIEWS
1,739
CoCo-123 is the voice of the Glenside Computer Club, a newsletter dedicated to the Radio Shack Color Computer, and published since 1985 into the 1990s.
1,694
The Willamette Apple Connection was founded in 1987 and served the Salem area for eight years, collecting a large amount of software and producing newsletters for its members. In 2003, these items were purchased and digitized by Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange. These resources are available from the official site: http://wac.callapple.org.
Risc User - Volume 2 Issue 3 (1989-02)(BEEBUG)(GB)
Topics: risc, user, program, sprite, archimedes, sprites, mov, screen, disc, software, risc user, operating...
SID In Magazine
12
ITEMS
1,654
VIEWS
1,654
"A SID Magazine for SID People" published information about Commodore music generation (using the SID chip).
ELBUG
17
ITEMS
1,646
VIEWS
1,646
ELBUG Magazine is the newsletter for the BBC Micro published by BEEBUG Publications published in the UK in the 1980s.
Apple Contact Newsletters
17
ITEMS
1,626
VIEWS
1,626
Apple Contact magazine was an official Apple newsletter which began publication in 1978 and was an outreach for Apple user groups.
Prog-80 Newsletter
8
ITEMS
1,625
VIEWS
1,625
PROG/80, a newsletter "dedicated to the serious programmer", was published by Softside Publications from the late 1970s to the early 1980s.
1,604
OC&GS is an online newsletter, the title of which is self-explanatory. Classic computers and video games are covered in many different ways throughout each issue. We try appealing to people who like to read, and who might appreciate unique perspectives on old games, rather than those seeking flash and fireworks. Remember: There's always more going on in your brain than your monitor. The original, hard-copy newsletter was started by Adam Trionfo in late 1994. It was a bold move at the time;...
OS-9 International Newsletter
10
ITEMS
1,538
VIEWS
1,538
OS-9 International was a newsletter for the European Forum For OS-9, published in the 1990s.
Coconut Ezine
10
ITEMS
1,515
VIEWS
1,515
CoCo Nutz! was a retro newsletter published in PDF form for a couple years from 2005-2007. Edited by Mary Kramer, the newsletter came out quarterly and covered various Radio Shack Color Computer subjects, including interviews and articles.
MMS Forth Newsletter
13
ITEMS
1,497
VIEWS
1,497
The official newsletter of Miller Microcomputer Services Forth, published in the 1980s.
The No Name Magazine
9
ITEMS
1,470
VIEWS
1,470
Metamorphosis Magazine/Newsletter was a publication dedicated to the TRS-80, OS-9, and other related families of computers.
Tidewater TRS-80
10
ITEMS
1,372
VIEWS
1,372
A newsletter dedicated to the TRS-80 family of computers.
1,368
Apple Hebdo is a french-language newsletter for the Apple family of computers, published in the 1980s.
Z News Magazine
8
ITEMS
1,304
VIEWS
1,304
ZNews Magazine was a newsletter covering the ZBasic product on various 1980s-era computer platforms.
Ace User Magazine
7
ITEMS
1,280
VIEWS
1,280
Ace User Magazine is a newsletter aimed for Jupiter Ace users that was published in the early 1980s.
Byte Back Newsletter
11
ITEMS
1,245
VIEWS
1,245
ByteBack was a newsletter published in the UK in the 1990s.
GeoJournal
4
ITEMS
1,176
VIEWS
1,176
GeoJournal was the official newsletter of GEOMETRIX, the nation's first GEOS-Specific user group.